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Tu-154 plane crashed on Christmas night: for a Russian website it was copilot's fault. Russian authorities deny
Moscow, Russia - Ministry of Defense denies categorically and accuses the on-line tabloid to publish false news
According to Russian on-line "Life" tabloid the accident of the Tu-154-B2 airplane which crashed with 92 people on board into the Black Sea waters near Sochi (Russia) on Christmas night was probably due to a copilot's mistake. The tabloid says that the man was young and tired and by mistake -and also for their closeness on the cockpit- might have confused the control of the landing gear with the flap....
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency